Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 30 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Ascena), formerly dressbarn, is a retailer of apparel. The company offers apparel for women and tween girls. It sells intimate apparel, accessories, and footwear for women. Ascena provides casual and special occasion fashion apparel and accessories, gift cards and store credit cards. The company markets through direct mail, national print advertising, window and in-store marketing material, websites and e-mails. It has its presence in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Ascena is headquartered in Suffern, New York, the US.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - History 10
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Business Description 13
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Strengths 14
Strength - Financial Strength 14
Strength - Balanced Business Mix 14
Strength - Leading Market Presence 14
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 15
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Growth in Online Retail 16
Opportunity - Strategic acquisition 16
Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Asia 16
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Threats 17
Threat - Risks related to channel switching 17
Threat - Increase in counterfeit products 17
Threat - Seasonality of Business 17
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 22
Financial Performance 22
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 24
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 25
Section 4 – Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Ratio Definitions 26
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Facts 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employees 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., History 10
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Subsidiaries 12
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Competitors 18
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 19
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios 20
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Interim Ratios 23
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 25
Currency Codes 26
Capital Market Ratios 26
Equity Ratios 27
Profitability Ratios 27
Cost Ratios 28
Liquidity Ratios 28
Leverage Ratios 29
Efficiency Ratios 29

List of Figures

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 22
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratio Charts 24


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